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Renderings Add Detail to Birch Avenue Townhome Proposal

Birch Avenue Townhomes, North Drive Developments, Richard Wengle Architect
March 19, 2019 4:00 pm | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
New renderings have surfaced for a stacked townhouse proposal in Toronto's Summerhill neighbourhood. North Drive Investments is planning a 27-unit townhouse complex housing with 18 ... read more

Shoring Starts for Theatre District Residence & RIU Plaza Hotel

Theatre District Residence & Riu Plaza Hotel, Plaza, Quadrangle, Toronto
March 19, 2019 2:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Roughly a decade of non-stop growth has transformed Toronto's Entertainment District from a collection of night clubs and converted warehouses into the high-density mixed-use community we know ... read more

Park Avenue Place in Vaughan Selling While Work Progresses

Park Avenue Place, Solmar, Graziani + Corazza, Vaughan
March 19, 2019 11:52 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A few kilometres from the recently-opened Vaughan Metropolitan Centre subway station, a cluster of residential towers will soon add new residents to Jane Street and Rutherford Road, steps from ... read more

Clock Ticking Down to ‘Toronto of the Future’ Exhibition

Toronto of the Future 2019
March 19, 2019 10:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Just over three months remain until the third biennial edition of the Toronto of the Future exhibition lands at Metro Hall. Presented by Mizrahi Developments, co-hosted by the City, and ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for March 19, 2019

March 19, 2019 8:10 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction firm closer to being banned from city contracts; Enbridge looks to get ahead of climate change by burying pipeline under the Don; Laneway housing begins to take ... read more

Photo of the Day: South Core

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
March 19, 2019 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of Toronto's South Core skyline, centred on the 30-storey Telus Harbour building (formerly Telus House) at 25 York Street. The south-facing view by ... read more

King East Centre Fails to Impress at Design Review Panel

First Gulf, WZMH Architects, King East Centre, 200 Front East, Toronto
March 18, 2019 4:50 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
At a recent session of Toronto's Design Review Panel (DRP), First Gulf's proposed redevelopment of their King East Centre was presented for the first time, and Panel members weighed in on yet ... read more

Trolleybus Proposes Pair of Condo Towers on Dawes Road

10 Dawes, Trolleybus, IBI Group, Toronto
March 18, 2019 12:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A new proposal from Trolleybus Urban Development Inc. seeks rezoning to permit a pair of condominium towers on a 0.38-hectare site located within walking distance of Main Street subway ... read more

Sustainability Top Priority at Milton's Bronte West Condominiums

Howland Green, Milton's Bronte West Condominiums, Keith Loffler McAlpine
March 18, 2019 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Developer Howland Green is building a reputation for their growing portfolio of energy-efficient developments in the Greater Toronto Area's suburban municipalities. The developer's ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for March 18, 2019

March 18, 2019 8:07 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Two development companies planning office towers to reshape downtowns of Toronto and Vancouver; New cultural hub part of ‘urban acupuncture’ for Weston neighbourhood; Ireland Park ... read more

Photo of the Day: Band of Gold

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Monde Condos
March 18, 2019 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Monde Condos makes an appearance in today's Photo of the Day, with an early morning view of the 44-storey condo tower in Toronto's East Bayfront area. Captured by Forum contributor Razz, this shot ... read more

Demolition Clearing Slate for 160 Front West Office Tower

160 Front West, Cadillac Fairview, AS+GG, B+H, Toronto, Priestly, PCL
March 15, 2019 5:12 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Anticipation has been building for Cadillac Fairview's 160 Front Street West office tower since the Downtown Toronto project was initially proposed in 2011. After years of evovling ... read more

Site Plan Approval Filed for 30 Zorra in South Etobicoke

Altree Developments, Graziani + Corazza, 30 Zorra
March 15, 2019 4:56 pm | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
Just east of Kipling on The Queensway in Etobicoke, a number of proposals have popped up in recent years to redevelop under-utilized industrial lands into a primarily residential community. ... read more

Menkes Proposes 37-Storey Tower at Front and Sherbourne

33 Sherbourne, Menkes Developments, Giannone Petricone
March 15, 2019 2:12 pm | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
Menkes Developments is proposing a 37-storey mixed-use building on the east side of Downtown Toronto at 33 Sherbourne. The properties on the northeast corner of Sherbourne and Front streets are ... read more

Lifetime Presents 'Panda Markham' Project at Public Meeting

Panda Markham, Hariri Pontarini, Lifetime Developments
March 15, 2019 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Earlier this year we took a look at plans for Lifetime Developments’ proposed Panda Markham development at Warden Avenue and Highway 7, set to redevelop a 5.8-acre site into a mixed-use ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for March 15, 2019

March 15, 2019 8:19 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC suspends use of forms used to document riders’ personal information; Etobicoke to get affordable 259-unit apartment building under federal loan program; Toronto Zoo seeks ... read more

Photo of the Day: Honeycomb

Photo of the Day, Toronto, 411 Church
March 15, 2019 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of 411 Church, a new 38-storey condominium under construction in Downtown Toronto. This shot by Forum contributor skycandy highlights ... read more

Commerce Court 3 Plan Gets an Elegant Makeover

Looking down on Commerce Court 3 to the northeast, Toronto, QuadReal
March 14, 2019 6:50 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Plans for a new 64-storey, 169,781 square metre tower on the Commerce Court site in Toronto's Financial Core have been revised and resubmitted to the City by design architect Hariri Pontarini and ... read more

Mizrahi’s Retro-Modern 128 Hazelton Mid-Rise Taking Shape

128 Hazelton, Mizrahi Developments, AUDAX architecture, Toronto
March 14, 2019 3:26 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
While work presses on for Mizrahi Developments' flagship 'The One' condo tower at Yonge and Bloor, a smaller-scaled project from the developer is underway at the other end of Toronto's ... read more

Two Building Mid-rise Proposed Beside Woodbine Subway Station

Choice Properties REIT, 985 Woodbine, Turner Fleischer
March 14, 2019 2:15 pm | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
Changes are coming to the area around Toronto's Woodbine Subway Station. Choice Properties REIT, the real estate arm of Loblaws, is proposing to redevelop their Valu-Mart location at 985 Woodbine ... read more